- to interpolate; interpose.
- to insert (an extra day, month, etc.) in the calendar.
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Historical Examples of intercalate
To prevent this it was customary at regular intervals to intercalate days or months.History of Astronomy
The present appears the fittest place in which to intercalate remarks concerning them.Luck or Cunning
So far it would suffice, in accounting for the facts, to intercalate between A and B a few terms, which would remain discrete.
The rule was to intercalate a day in every fourth year (quarto quoque anno).Plutarch's Lives Volume III.
- to insert (one or more days) into the calendar
- to interpolate or insert